Ah, the Super Bowl squares office pool. Anyone can win it, and it makes the game interesting to those who aren’t a fan of one of the half dozen teams the NFL allows to win the thing. But who wants to bother drawing all those boxes and remember who’s in what square? That’s where Football Squares Plus of iPad comes in.
This interactive, paper-free solution offers participants the use of touch to configure sheets, buy squares, filter on names, and distribute completed sheets via e-mail. Even better, it’s easy to set up for the entire playoffs season in case you need even more opportunities to leave your money to chance.
And via $0.99 in-app purchase, you can even include the ability to insert pictures into the square. Now you’ll at whom you need to focus on your jealous anger on Monday morning!
Sheets may be configured in a number of ways, including the traditional 10 X 10 grid with scores for each quarter, half, or just the final score. Advanced options include 5 X 5 grids, entire playoff match-ups instead of the standard two-team sheet, and customized scoring labels for uses.
The purchasing of squares can be enhanced with a field for the sheet maker to describe the cost of entry, as well as the prize structure. Sheet makers can password-protect the sheet to prevent unwanted changes from participants.
Football Squares Plus 2.1 requires an iPad running iOS 4.1 or later. It’s available now for $2.99 in the App Store.
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